The chairman of the Ibru organization, Olorogun Michael Ibru is dead. He died at the age of 86 years after a protracted illness in Florida, USA. Olorogun Michel Ibru before his death was a prominent Nigerian businessman from Agbarha-otor in Delta State.
He was the head of the Ibru Organization, one of the largest conglomerates in Nigeria. Chief Michael Ibru was born to the family of Peter Ibru, a missionary worker, who also worked at the Igbobi Orthapaedic Hospital, Lagos.
After secondary school, he joined the United African Company, as a management trainee. In 1956, a few years after joining U.A.C, he dropped out of the company and started a partnership, which he called Laibru.